Kateryna* clings to her children. Able to flee to Poland with them, it is they who give her hope. The rest of her family – her husband and parents – have stayed behind in Ukraine: her mother in Kherson, her father in Pogopraj and her husband in Kyiv. “The hardest thing is that we’re not together,” she tells us, visibly upset.
In a world navigating a growing number of crises, how the U.S. responds to the more than 100 million people who have been forced to flee their homes impacts not only their future but the future for all of us.
On May 29, 2022, a K2 group of kindergarten students at the JRS Arrupe Kindergarten in Sharya, Duhok governorate, Iraq, graduated after completing their courses in Arabic, English, math, and science.
It is important that we do not lose sight of the individuals and their stories. Here are four stories of people from Latin America who JRS has accompanied.
Jesuit Refugee Service in the U.S. and Canada welcome the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection signed at the Summit of the Americas, which includes commitments by governments in the region to address challenges faced by migrants and asylum seekers in the region.
A needs assessment ensures that our involvement in the lives of refugees/IDPs is not only compassionate but also puts their needs, ideas and abilities before our own ideas regarding their situation.
Many who fled Haiti traveled to places promising the best possible stability. Elange Dorlouis is one migrant still searching for peace and stability.
We often hear the phrase ‘war crimes,’ but typically there is very little explanation regarding what they entail. Understanding what a war crime is helps increase awareness of what refugees upended by war and conflict often face.
On Saturday, May 28th, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Chad and the community at Fourkouloum site in Lake Chad celebrated Menstrual Hygiene Day to continue raising awareness on the importance of MHM for inclusive and quality education.
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